On Tuesday, an official from Delhi University said that the EWS (Economically Weaker Section) students can only get provisional admission in the Delhi University by using an acknowledgment receipt from the authorities if there is a delay in the procuring category certificate.
The official said that this decision was finalized on Monday at the meeting of the Standing Committee of Admissions
A standing committee member, Professor Rascal Singh said that in several places, including Delhi, there has been a delay by the authorities in issuing EWS certificates. Due to this, Delhi University decided that candidates can upload acknowledgment receipt at the time of admission. They will be required to submit an undertaking which will state that they will submit the EWS certificate within 15 days of getting admission to the college.
It is recommended to the varsity authorities that it was decided in the meeting that the establishment of a wing which deals with the formulating admission criteria.
Out 3,49,979 candidates who have registered in DU’s admission portal till now for the UG courses, 2,43,860 are making the payments.
Out of all those who have made payments, around 1,44,887 are from the unreserved category, around51,594 from backward classes, around 32,490 from Scheduled Caste, around 6,688 from Scheduled Tribe and around 8,201 from EWS.
Out 1,42,691 candidates who have registered in DU’s admission portal till now for the PG courses, 1,19,122 are making the payments.
Out of all those who have made payments, around 64,400 are from the unreserved category, around 27,445 from backward classes, around 27,445 from Scheduled Caste, around 5,853 from Scheduled Tribe and around 3,848 from EWS.
Out 30,000 candidates who have registered in DU’s admission portal till now for the MPhil and Ph.D. courses, 17,471 are making the payments.
DU’s registration portal will remain open for all the UG, PG, MPhil and Ph.D. courses till the 22nd of June, said the varsity on Monday.
This year, because of the varsity an effect of a 10 per cent increase in seats to accommodate for the EWS category students. Taking the total number of seats for the UG course of 62,000, there will be a rise of around 6,000 seats.
There will be the separate cut-off list for the EWS candidates.